This is the landing page for the Rise of Agon Wiki. If you are looking for a New Dawn wiki, you can find one there there
Rise of Agon is an official relaunch of the open world sandbox MMORPG Darkfall Online by Big Picture Games.
For the complete Darkfall History, please visit Darkfall History.
On 28 April 2015, Axilmar, a gui developer working on the actual Unholy Wars, posted a petition on Reddit to taste the interest in a classic Darkfall server due to the demand of the community. The petition raised about 1789 signatures. About a month later he presented the result to the Aventurine CEO.
On 15 June 2015, after 3 days of delay the CEO of Aventurine Zad Mehdawi posted a message where he explained that Darkfall is not feasible due the large investment in the infrastructure and development support needed to run the game, and so they ditched a Darkfall revival but were continuing to work and improve the actual game Unholy Wars. However the company is open to serious proposals for licensing and support the original Darkfall game.
On 16 June 2015, Claus Grovdal, the original creator of Darkfall, former Razorwax CEO, wrote on Twitter that he was disappointed that Aventurine is not considering bringing back Darkfall Online.
On 18 November 2015, the community manager Ici Wave in a post on the official forum, wrote that Aventurine was under negotiations with 2 interested parties for the license of Darkfall Online.
On 3 February 2016, Ub3rgames confirmed the acquisition of Darkfall Online license and updated their own website
On 1 March 2016, Big Picture Games also confirmed the acquisition of the Darkfall Online license.
On 8 March 2016, Ub3rgames along with their weekly update, released the first in-game footage of Darkfall: New Dawn.
On 19 March 2016, Big Picture Games released the first in-game footage of Darkfall: Rise of Agon.
On 8 April 2016, Big Picture Games released the closed alpha for Darkfall: Rise of Agon with NDA in place and first 500 invites along with a new alpha trailer. They also opened the store with 3 different founder packs.
On 14 June 2016, Ub3rgames in their weekly update announced the launch date of Darkfall: New Dawn stress test for the 28 June 2016 at 2:00 PM Paris time.
On 3 August 2016, Big Picture Games announce the launch of the closed beta.
On 16 August 2016, Darkfall: New Dawn switch from free stress test to InDev beta, only people who bought the game can play it.